Known locally as amantongomane, walnuts have a slightly bitter-sweet taste and are possibly the oldest tree food known to humans.
Containing more omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E than many other nuts, walnuts also boast high protein amounts of protein, vitamins and minerals, and have been claimed to be as nutritious as they are delicious. They are commonly eaten dried, raw or cooked in both sweet and savoury dishes such as cakes, muesli, stews, sauces, and dressings, and dry-frying or roasting these nutritious nuts turns them a lovely gold and really brings out their flavour.
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